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Bend Sinister

Bend Sinister

Paperback

Series: Vintage International

Science FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction

Publisher Price: $16.95

ISBN10: 0679727272
ISBN13: 9780679727279
Publisher: Vintage
Published: Apr 14 1990
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.50
Height: 0.60 Width: 5.21 Depth: 7.96
Language: English
The first novel Nabokov wrote while living in America and the most overtly political novel he ever wrote, Bend Sinister is a modern classic. While it is filled with veiled puns and characteristically delightful wordplay, it is, first and foremost, a haunting and compelling narrative about a civilized man caught in the tyranny of a police state. It is first and foremost a compelling narrative about a civilized man and his child caught up in the tyranny of a police state. Professor Adam Krug, the country's foremost philosopher, offers the only hope of resistance to Paduk, dictator and leader of the Party of the Average Man. In a folly of bureaucratic bungling and ineptitude, the government attempts to co-opt Krug's support in order to validate the new regime.

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